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Golfing Glory: Phuket boys team take top honors



PHUKET: Phuket can claim bragging rights to having the best young golfers in the country after a foursome of island youths took the gold in the boys’ golf team event at Phuket Country Club today.

The team of Wacharathorn Jeerapatsin, Sarawuth Boodnongsaeng, Waikun Gatehom and Phantamitr Wananuphat won the gold, with Wacharathorn also taking a bronze in the singles event.

At the card tables set up at Phuket Rajabhat University, the Phuket boys’ bridge team took bronze, with Chiang Mai and Songkla winning gold and silver, respectively.

The medals won today helped raise Phuket’s medal tally to six gold, six silver and nine bronze.

Also taking gold in the boy’s singles bowling event at CS Bowl was Somkiat Kraisirisombat, while swimmer Kanyapat Sorsakul took the island’s first swimming medal with a silver in the girls’ 50 meter Butterfly at Saphan Hin yesterday.

Bangkok continues to pile up a commanding lead with 45 gold medals and 105 medals in total, followed by Chon Buri (22 gold), Nakhon Sri Thammarat (20 gold), Chiang Mai (18) and Suphan Buri (17).

Chumphon, Pattani, Yala and Satun are the four southern provinces among 11 provinces overall who have yet to bag a medal of any kind.

— Stephen Fein


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